CHERYL WALSH: Photographing People Underwater
Monday, April 26th, 2021: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Anyone who has tried underwater photography knows that it’s far more challenging than it looks. If photography is an art and a science, then underwater photography is an art, a science and a science. Photographer Cheryl Walsh has spent the past 12 years conquering the science of swimming pool-based underwater fine art portrait photography. Her mastery of the science allows her to express her own unique artistic vision.
THE UNDERWATER FINE ART PORTRAITURE WORKSHOP
Join award winning, underwater, fine art, portrait photographer, Cheryl Walsh, for a look into her process photographing people underwater. She will share her philosophies on the art and science of underwater photography and the importance of addressing both before ever entering the water.
The class will consist of planning out an entire project from inception of idea to final printed photograph. Attendees will be able to view pre-recorded films of behind the scenes as the shoot progresses from multiple camera points of view. Cheryl will give live commentary. From poolside watch as Cheryl prepares her camera equipment, lighting, and pool for the shoot. Listen in as she talks her model through styling and posing during a shoot and hear her model give tips on underwater modeling. See how she lights her models and dramatically changes the look of her photos with simple changes.
View her RAW files, all the layers of a fully edited image, and discuss the importance of paper choice before seeing the final print.
There will be time at the end of the course for a question and answer period.
We will cover the following:
Art – Concept, shoot planning, models, styling
Science – Safety, pool prep, working in an ever changing environment
Essential elements of a successful shoot – camera equipment, backgrounds, lighting
Post processing – Adobe Lightroom to Photoshop
The final Print – printer, paper choices, selling prints
Q&A will take place during and following the live and pre-recorded segments of the class for attendees.
Plus $25 Admin Fee for each day of attendance (not per class).